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>> live and in hd, this is abc 7 "news at noon," on your side. >> it's been a rainy day so far most of the area. the clouds are refusing to clear away. fit reports of plotting around spotsylvania. >> we could see more rain off to the west as well. brian van de graaff joins us. >> we have a little energy this .orning
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our atmosphere is so charged. a lot of moisture to tap into. some of the showers earlier ahad quite a bit of punch. warning in flood virginia and we continued to see that in maryland at this hour. we still see a couple showers west towards dulles leesburg and there rain and south and east of town. continues inch calvert and st. mary's counties. in the a lot of heat nation's heartland. and inorms around here the deep south. are a refreshing headed our way. >> a developing story in philadelphia. authorities have given the all after a phone in a threat
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flight.irways flight from philadelphia to just taken off when a claimed somebody on board had a bomb. the plane was ordered back custodyn taken into while the plane was searched. police now believe it was a hoax. the man has been released and onsengers are being put other flights to dallas. escalatorth is in the metro system is again at the rosslyn station in arlington. stopped working around 8:30 this morning. two were originally brought back before being shut down again. they were all back in service as of 20 minutes ago. >> the democratic national charlotte, tonight president obama will take to the party'so accept the nomination for president. this comes on the heels of a speech by former president bill clinton. the details from brandi hitt.
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bill clinton.for thank him fora endorsement and for standing behind his economic policies. not better off than office?took >> tonight the pressure is now the president as the accept anddemocratic nomination voters his plan for the next four years. >> i think folks will have a sense of where he thinks needs to grow economically. >> most speakers have obama's republican challenger mitt romney. taxeswould like to cut for high income americans even did.than president bush they want to even get rid of industry. >> tens of thousands waited the speechickets to
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stadium ton-air obama, onlyesident learn it has been moved to a smaller venue because of possible lightning. still watch on television. but it's been decided voters if the president has to convince. >> the president probably will of a bump in the polls after the speech. this election has been going so long tied. s that hempaign say see the people not able to attend because of the change in venue, before the election. on abc 7. tonight the president's speech comes one day ahead of the national fromloyment numbers august. figures today showed unemployment claims fell to about 365,000 over the past
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, a sign of modest growth. reports businesses added over 200,000 jobs last month. >> ann romney returns to to raiseund virginia cash. academy award winner robert duvall will see her and a homer a fund-raiser at his home. paul ryan is on the campaign trail. have a live look. is at a rally in colorado springs. take the stage in a few minutes. recent polls show leading romney in colorado by 3 points. >> metropolitan police g an officer shooting of a dog. that happened around 7:15 this 1900 block of 17th street southeast. officers were called to the location for an animal complaint. a police spokesperson said the
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the opposition and the officers fired his gun. the dog will survive. several dogs have been seized from a home in the fairfax county portion of alexandria after they were being bred for fighting. fairfax county police charged an unfitith being owner. they sealed the records, his identity a secret. school is back in session at hyattsvillel in nearby stabbing prompted a lockdown. john gonzalez spoke with students and parents about the frightening moments. >> students at northwest high returned to class today by counselors and a their explaining why school was briefly placed on lockdown. it felt like a normal day at first. and then they told us to close the doors and lock them and had to go under the table. it was 3:00 in the afternoon when 270-several students were involved in a stabbing. rushed to awas hospital and another arrested. started thear what fight. is scary.
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you have a lot of things going nowadays and outside school that are of concern. you just hope that the school handle the situation. >> newschopper 7 was above as surrounded the high detectivesle investigated. e confrontation happen at an apartment complex a few blocks from the school. the school does not believe the two students were in class on wednesday. was a littler frightened. safe.nt the kids to be >> the 17-year-old victim is expected to survive. we understand a number of were detained by police for questioning. in hyattsville, john gonzalez, abc 7. >> protesters of the organization occupy our home pc market today to shut down a bank? . the group rallied this morning northwest to support a pastor the first d.c.,
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church to serve predominately lgbt people of color. faces imminent eviction from denied forter being a mortgage modification. prince george's county ,anquet hall has been shut down the countysiness in padlocked this year. hall in rendezvous beltsville. combined with fire violations showed a danger community, according to police. it has also been issued and the tune of $20,000. there's a proposal been on the toll road to in 2013 and $3.50 in 2014. they say it to pay for the metro service to dulles airport. the first reading is at 5:00
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tonight at stony bridge high school in ashburn. two meetings will be held next week. submit your comments on line. at >> the football world is a parcelthe loss of history, a man who brought the ravens to baltimore, , has died. has more on his impact on the game. >> the man who brought the spirit and a game of football back to baltimore died early hopkinsning at johns sons by with his two his side. most importante nfl as thethe owner of the cleveland became the ravens them to baltimore in 1996. he also helped launch monday night football. maryland governor martin e preparesays, "as w exciting season of ravens football and purple friday's let us all take a art and hismember in our thoughts and prayers."
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his son david issued a statement saying, "he made an important contribution to the of his children, grandchildren, and his community. we will miss him." will be a moment of silence held him at the orioles came kicking off at 7:00 tonight. he was 87 years old. live, brianne carter, abc 7 news. >> he will be missed. the following breaking news. this coming from fairfax county it. authorities investigating a we will show you a live look at on interstatened near the lorton road exit, marker 163. quite a problem. it appears the tractor-trailer was the only vehicle involved. there are delays for awhile in area of interstate 95. >> coming up on abc 7 news, firing a gunnts
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with his feet. behind this and when he hopes to gain from its. hurricane isaac bringing evacuees all the way to our area. and these could make a perfect best friend. >> a bank manager kidnapped and forced to rob her own bank. a real-life story. it can only happen in hollywood. >> the rain off and on muggy continues, but there is the forecast. continues, but there is the forecast.
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i'm barack obama, and i approve this message. continues, but there is mitt romney's position on women''s dangerous. vo:mitt romney and paul ryan would get rid of planned parenthood funding.
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and allow employers to deny coverage for cancer screenings and birth control. we can't afford to let him take away our choices... to take away b basic health h c. vo: both backed proposals to outlaw abortions...even in cases of rape and incest. i don't think that women's health issues haacve fac a crisis like this in decades. california police searching after amasked gunmen bizarre bank heist in east los angeles. the men kidnapped a bank manager home and then forced
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her to a robber on bank of kmerica branch where she wor s. >> the suspects gave her a forced her to wear a device that she believed to be an explosive device and gave for instructions to retrieve cash the bank and then give it the suspect waiting outside. >> police will not disclose the stolen.ount investigators are reviewing surveillance camera video. hearing underway in texas regarding a judge ordering major nidal hassan to shave his beard. psychiatrist who woundeed people and others in the 2009 shooting. wounded. the military says his beard is a violation of army regulation. it has already delayed his .urder trial was now virus has claimed the life of a d.c. resident. the first such death in the virus.t from the there are fears the virus could
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spread even faster after hurricane isaac. cases have already jumped 25% in nationwide, that is. areas coulde isaac become a breeding ground. many residents have been warned water and of standing keep books brett hann day. the washington animal rescue in nine dogsing now homeless due to hurricane isaac. they are arriving from and can county, mississippi. county.hancock they have heartworms and are .eing treated >> everything is going smoothly far. we are working with our the nationalat rescue shelter and this was aecause
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disaster and they will find places to relocate the dogs. >> they are trying to find new as far away as maine. thousands of people still remain all across the gulf coast, meanwhile. there's rain coming down .ere >> the atmosphere is very full of moisture. ofsome places it is too much a good thing. there were flood warnings in and still in southern maryland. still get aill little sunshine. cause additional in the secondrms half of the day. let me show you some great cameras. over annapolis is overcast. showers continuing to come down. in the '70s. muggy. we have so much moisture to tap there.t a look at some of these rain
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totals. the hardestni hit. had 3 inches. i'm sitting about 1.25 inches in spotsylvania. 1.3 in ocean city. half-inch in oxon hill. 0.4 inches in dale city. some flood warnings in lexington park will be tapering off. we are seeing some breaks in spots, but it will take time. there is a frontal system to our south and east. degrees downtown, 79 in annapolis, 77 in winchester, 78 in martinsburg. with dew points in the '70s, it is humid. we are looking at a drier air .attern on sunday it will been less humid. this is a snapshot from above. in western clearing
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the panhandlento virginia. we will gradually see some clearing. the sun does not go down until 7:00 or so. how much sunshine will determine if your temperatures get close 90. even if we don't get there, it warm becauseally .mcinnugginess our forecast, showers will taper this afternoon. give way toay little sunshine. we were hoping for low 90's earlier. may stay in the upper 80s, on the sunshine. partly cloudy and muggy tonight. he may start with patchy fog tomorrow. cloudy tomorrow, hot and humid. saturday's the next chance of showers. monday, more humidity,- lower
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upper 70's and refreshing. the result. >> thanks. >> it is 12:19. take a look at this. is a youngster in virginia socks and off his to fire a gun. >> this college students in being an
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captioned by the national captioning institute >> ball speed, the dow jones is as the nasdaq. it 12:22 this noon. lufthansa airlines is striking. it has canceled 1200 flights are ready for tomorrow. three daily flights included to frankfurt and munich. e also canceled earlier this week between dulles airport and berlin's airport. getting on the wrong flight and in the wrong city is f every air travel permits a local woman this and talk about her blames onrip that she
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s him from doing much with his arms. >> it is a higher calling to do important, to tell peoplepped people and handicapped that we have physical boundaries, physical limitations we cannot do things. he has undergone 20 procedures on his arms are including having his turned 180 degrees. >> he is an inspiration. still ahead, a final look at the weather. [ harry umlaut ] here we go. [ sally umlaut ] what? the five stages of muller. ah yes... stage one: suspicion. "it's a yogurt, how good can i ct be?" stage two: revision. "actually, this ain't bad." stage three: surprise! "look at this cool cornery thing! i love this stuff!!" stage four: desolatn.
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this new option for some teenagers who ordinarily could bars.ime behind the ribbon cutting is being at the center right now in washington. it allows teenager is awaiting probation to get supervision without being incarcerated. a dining facility, to mentors, vocational training, and offers services e surrounding community as well. >> showers are still coming down. are slowly progressing east. we will see peaks of sunshine through the afternoon. sticky tomorrow. sunday we are hoping for better. thanks for being with us. sunday we are hoping for better. thanks for being with us. >>
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i'm barack obama, and i approve this message. sunday we are hoping for better. mitt romney's position on. women's's dangerous. vo:mitt romney and paul ryan would rit rid of planned parenthood funding. and allow employers to deny coverage f cancer screenings and birth control. we can't afford to let him take woaw our choices...anned parenthood funding. to take away basic healtcare. vo: both backed proposals to outlaw abortions...even in cases of rape and incest. i don't think that women's health issues have faced a crisis like this in decades.
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